Internet Slams area manager to take many pizzas from employees

Members of the popular Internet forum were outraged after an employee explained how a kind gesture from their employer turned out to be fool’s gold.

in viral form reddit In the post posted on r/antiwork, Redditor u/NovelTAcct (otherwise referred to as the original poster, or OP) said that they, along with all of their co-workers, were looking forward to eating the pizza their HR department was offering to get paid. Good in the area manager grabbed multiple pies for himself.

Titled, “The district manager stole all our pizzas from the break room.” Mail It received nearly 42,000 upvotes and 2,400 comments in the past day.

“We had a visit from all the ‘important’ managers yesterday,” the OP began. “One of those checks where they’re trying to catch you doing something wrong.”

Despite spying on top employers’ managers, the original poster said that at some point during the “visit,” an HR representative told employees that she brought everyone pizza.

And while free pizza is often seen as futile attempt To gain ground with the rickety staff, the original poster said they’re excited to have a slice later in the day.

Unfortunately, that excitement soon dissipated.

“[Pizza is not enough], “OP wrote.” But this pizza was from a locally famous pizza place and we were all looking forward to having some on our breaks. “

“By the time anyone got a break, there were no pizza boxes or pizzas in the break room,” the OP continued. “In front of the house staff they confirmed that the district manager took everything (4-5 boxes) when he left.”

Or added.

In the past decade, behavioral economist Dan Ariely set out to determine what motivates employees: pizza or money.

with control group Work at a steady paceFor an extra group, pizza was offered while the other group was offered $30.

For the money-motivated group, productivity increased by 4.9 percent. For the group motivated by pizza, productivity jumped 6.7 percent, seemingly proving that a meal on the company’s dime is more desirable than cold, hard cash.

Employees who feel appreciated are more likely to work harder than those who don’t, and for some individuals, the free chip carries more weight than the extra $30.

However, the argument between pizza and money becomes meaningless when there is No additional compensation offered The area manager takes four to five whole pies before the employees have a chance to eat any of them.

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Reddit’s r/antiwork forum members were shocked after an employee revealed that several whole pizzas had gone missing before they or any of their co-workers got a single slice.
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Via the comments section of the viral Reddit post, Redditors expressed shock at this blatant act of gluttony and offered potential responses to the original poster.

Redditor u/jisuanqi wrote at the top of the post’s “I mean f**k” post, which garnered nearly 12,000 upvotes. “As with the free pizza, they take it from you.

“Why don’t you throw everyone out in the trash while you get out of the office too?” they added.

“Seriously,” Redditor u/Beopenminded16 shouted sarcastically. “Like, that’s a pittance for your suffering. Just kidding!”

Redditor u/1min_2_midnight, whose comment has received nearly 5,000 votes, advised the original poster to tell the HR representative what happened to the pizza you brought it in employees to eat.

“Someone needs to tell the HR lady,” they wrote.

“Tell the HR lady about it [Mr.] I got $250,000 a year for all the pizza that specifically came and told you all about it, “Redditor u/GoodMorningMorticia added, receiving nearly 4,000 upvotes.” The bonus for which company resources were spent has not been applied to the employees for whom it was acquired. “

NEWSWEEK I reached out to u/NovelTAcct for comment.